10 Bestselling Fiction Books for March/April - 2023
Our bestsellers list has been published continuously since 1998 and is the most visible list focused on Black Books in existence. You will learn about books selling well, in the Black community, that may never show up on lists published by corporate entities. Spread the word about our list; don’t let one or two lists, we don’t control, determine which books are important.
The literary magazines Killens Review of Arts & Letters and midnight & indigo dominated our bestsellers lists this period. Coleman Hill: A Biomythography by Kim Coleman Foote — six months before its publication date!
Reparations on Fire: How and Why it’ss Spreading Across America by Nkechi Taifa has been a #1 bestseller since its publication last year.
The #1 bestselling book, Sailing Commitment Around the World with Captain Bill Pinkney, written by Bill Pinkney and illustrated by Pamela C. Rice, is a six-time AALBC.com Bestseller.
2023 has been one of the best years for poetry book sales in several years. The bestselling poetry books this period spans more than four decades from Ntozake Shange’s Three Pieces, originally published in 1981, to Clint Smith’s 2023 book of poetry Above Ground.
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Killens Review of Arts & Letters (Fall / Winter 2022-2023)
by Clarence V. ReynoldsAdd to Cart
midnight & indigo - Celebrating Black women writers (Issue 8)
by Ianna A. SmallAdd to Cart
by Kim Coleman FooteAdd to Cart
Voices of the Harlem Renaissance
by Alain Locke and Introduction by Troy JohnsonAdd to Cart
Swimming in Cotton
by Lawrence Deron Thomas(Sold by Alternative Sources)
by Daniel Black(Sold by Alternative Sources)
Black Girls Must Die Exhausted
by Jayne AllenAdd to Cart
Harlem Hit & Run (2nd Ed.)
by Angela DewsAdd to Cart
The Streets Keep Pulling Me Back
by Brittani WilliamsAdd to Cart
Mozart and Leadbelly
by Ernest GainesAdd to Cart
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